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01.19.23

Pressure to Boost Spending Shapes City and State Budgets Despite Revenue Risks

Industry groups and advocates put the heat on Adams and Hochul to tap higher-than-expected tax revenue for housing, homeless shelters, job training and more.

12.28.22

Eric Adams Promised Better for Battered Businesses. His First Year Brought a Mood Shift but Scant Progress.

Industry leaders and proprietors appreciated eased regulations and renewed attention. That didn’t bring employment or office occupancy back from pandemic slumps.

Press Releases

12.23.22

Statement from the New York City Employment and Training Coalition on Suggested Cuts to New York City Council FY2024 Discretionary Spending

NEW YORK (Dec. 23, 2022) — Gregory J. Morris, CEO of the New York City Employment and Training Coalition, released the following statement on Mayor Adams’ request to New York City Council to significantly cut discretionary spending for Fiscal Year 2024:  “When New York City invests in our workforce, we invest in the prosperity of […]

10.19.22

Google Awards $1M To NYCETC To Grow Tech Career Opportunities, Diversify Industry

Commitment from Google Announced at New York City Employment and Training Coalition Annual Conference For Workforce Providers, Partners Mayor Eric Adams, City Council Members, Labor Leaders and Others Spoke To More Than 500 Attendees In Support of Stronger Workforce, Economic Development Policies CLICK HERE TO VIEW CONFERENCE VIDEOS New York, NY – (Oct. 19, 2022) […]

10.06.22

Gregory J. Morris Named New NYC Employment and Training Coalition CEO

Morris Brings More Than Two Decades of Experience to New Role Leading the Largest City-Based Workforce Development Association in the United States New York, NY – (Oct. 6, 2022) — Today, the New York City Employment and Training Coalition announced Gregory J. Morris as Chief Executive Officer of the largest city-based workforce development association in […]

09.01.22

Report Reveals NYC’s Workforce Providers Face Inadequate Resources Despite Rising Demand

Report from NYC Employment and Training Coalition, Workforce Professionals Training Institute and the Center for New York City Affairs Follows Recent Commitments From City Leaders to Support Workforce Community Read the full report New York, NY – (September 1, 2022) — Local organizations connecting New Yorkers to the skills and training they need for better-paying […]

08.11.21

Diverse Coalition of Advocates, Educators and Community Leaders Map Out Blueprint for Fairer, Equitable Economic Growth

The NYC Inclusive Growth Initiative Blueprint outlines recommendations and priorities centered on economic development, workforce development, and affordable housing Read the Full NYC Inclusive Growth Initiative’s Blueprint Read the NYC Inclusive Growth Initiative’s Blueprint Executive Summary NEW YORK, NY – (August 11, 2021) — Today, a diverse group of emerging New York City leaders committed […]

03.23.21

NYC Employment and Training Coalition & the Center for New York City Affairs at The New School Release New Report on Challenges Facing Workforce Development Community For Equitable COVID-19 Recovery

Since the start of the pandemic, New York City’s workforce development organizations are seeing anincrease in demand due to unemployment and job loss despite seeing a decrease in City and State funding 2020 saw the worst single-year NYC job decline since the 1930s; NYC jobs are 14 percent below pre-pandemic levels, more than double the […]

02.22.21

NYC Employment and Training Coalition Announces Six New Directors to the Workforce Development Leader’s Board

Six nonprofit industry leaders will serve on NYCETC’s Board of Directors to shape and lead the future of inclusive workforce development in New York NEW YORK, NY – (February 22, 2021) – The New York City Employment and Training Coalition (NYCETC), the nation’s largest city-based membership association for the workforce development industry, has announced six […]

02.08.21

NYC Inclusive Growth Initiative Announces Steering Committee to Develop an Agenda for Equitable Recovery

NYCETC, ANHD, and RPA selected a 20-person steering committee representative of the diversity of New York City to develop a plan for the future of economic development, talent development, and affordable housing NEW YORK, NY – (February 8, 2021) – The NYC Inclusive Growth Initiative (NYCIGI), a coalition formed by the New York City Employment […]

11.16.20

Key NYC Nonprofits Launch The Inclusive Growth Initiative

New coalition will develop a plan for equitable recovery with a focus on economic development, workforce training, and affordable housing NYCETC, ANHD, and RPA will select a 15-person steering committee representative of the diversity of New York City to develop an agenda for inclusive economic growth NEW YORK, NY – (November 16, 2020) – The […]

09.15.20

NYCETC Announces Formation of Business Advisory Board

New York, NY (September 15, 2020) – Today, the New York City Employment and Training Coalition (NYCETC) announced the formation of the NYC Workforce Business Council, NYCETC’s business advisory council. Thanks to an investment from JPMorgan Chase, the Council will serve the critical function of ensuring NYC’s workforce development sector is industry informed. Chaired by […]

07.17.20

President of Nontraditional Employment for Women (NEW) Named Board Chair of the NYC Employment and Training Coalition

New York, NY (July 17, 2020) – Today, the NYC Employment and Training Coalition (NYCETC) announced that Kathleen Culhane, President of Nontraditional Employment for Women (NEW) has been elected Chair of it’s Board of Directors. In this capacity, Kathleen will play a key role in NYCETC’s mission to advance inclusive and skills-based workforce development initiatives […]

07.09.20

80+ Business & Human Service Leaders Release Plan for Inclusive Economic Recovery

For Immediate ReleaseJuly 9, 2020 ContactNYC Employment & Training Coalition (NYCETC):Jose Ortiz Jr., jortiz@nycetc.org, 646-203-4636Annie Garneva, agarneva@nycetc.org, 908-578-6013 Critical investments and supports needed for small businesses, workers and community-based organizations to build an inclusive local post-COVID economy READ:Recovery for All: A Vision for New York City’s Equitable Economic RecoveryFull Report + Executive Summary NEW YORK […]

04.22.20

Leaders and Experts in Employment & Workforce Training Form “NY Workforce Recovery Strategy Group”

Focus on Policy Solutions Necessary for NYC’s Economy to Survive and Rebound from COVID-19 New York, NY, April 22, 2020 — In direct response to the growing crisis of unemployment and small business collapse in New York City as a result of the COVID-19 health crisis, leaders from the public and private sector have partnered […]

03.12.20

5 new Members appointed to the NYC Employment and Training Coalition Board of Directors

New York, NY (March 12, 2020) – Today, the NYC Employment and Training Coalition (NYCETC) welcomed five new Board Members: Simon Chiew, Chief Strategy Officer, Chinese-American Planning Council Lakythia Ferby, Executive Director, STRIVE NY Abe Mendez, Managing Director, Per Scholas NY Jerelyn Rodriguez, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, The Knowledge House Hannah Weinstock, Senior Director […]

12.10.19

ABNY, NYCETC and Local Partners Launch Citywide Census Worker Recruitment Effort

THE ASSOCIATION FOR A BETTER NEW YORKNew York, NYContact: Ryan Carbain, rcarbain@rubenstein.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ABNY, NYCETC and Local Partners Launch Citywide Census Worker Recruitment Effort ABNY and NYCETC to Hold Citywide Recruitment Event December 12, 2019 (New York, NY December 10, 2019) –The Association for a Better New York (ABNY), New York City Employment […]

Workforce Weekly

02.02.23

NYCETC’s Statement on Gov. Hochul’s Fiscal Year 2024 Executive Budget Proposal

NEW YORK (Feb. 1, 2023) — Gregory J. Morris, CEO of the New York City Employment and Training Coalition, released the following statement on Gov. Kathy Hochul’s Fiscal Year 2024 Executive Budgetproposal: “Many of Gov. Hochul’s proposed investments to support New York’s workforce are encouraging and can potentially translate to meaningful improvements in the quality […]

02.01.23

NYC Workforce Weekly – 02.01.23

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02.01.23

NYCETC’s Statement on Mayor Eric Adams’ State of the City Address

What Mayor Adams said at his State of the City about jobs in New York is 100 percent true — our city needs a strong working class for it not only to survive but to thrive.

01.25.23

NYC Workforce Weekly – 01.25.23

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01.19.23

NYC’s Unsettled Covid-19 Era Labor Market: The Case for an Active Labor Market Policy

NYC’s Unsettled Covid-19 Era Labor Market: The Case for an Active Labor Market PolicyNew report reveals uneven New York City labor market continues to hit low-wage workers the hardest. Read the report NEW YORK (Jan. 19, 2023) — An uneven labor market continues to have the hardest impact on the city’s most vulnerable workers, according […]

01.18.23

NYC Workforce Weekly – 01.18.23

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01.12.23

NYCETC’s Statement on Mayor Eric Adams’ Fiscal Year 2024 Preliminary Budget

NEW YORK (Jan. 12, 2023) — Gregory J. Morris, CEO of the New York City Employment and Training Coalition, released the following statement on Mayor Adams’ Fiscal Year 2024 Preliminary Budget: “As we review Mayor Adams’ recent preliminary budget, the NYC Employment and Training Coalition appreciates the administration’s on-going commitment to equity and the importance […]

01.11.23

NYC Workforce Weekly – 01.11.23

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01.11.23

NYCETC’s Statement on Governor Hochul’s 2023 State of the State Address

Yesterday, Governor Hochul laid out an ambitious vision for New York and rightly acknowledged the challenges that hundreds of thousands of minimum wage workers face and the support necessary to ensure all New Yorkers can access the improved quality of life they deserve. The NYC Employment and Training Coalition remains encouraged by the Hochul administration’s […]

01.04.23

Appointment of Karen Ford as Executive Director of the Mayor’s Office of Nonprofit Services

The New York City Employment and Training Coalition is excited to congratulate Karen Ford on her appointment as the first Executive Director of the newly created Mayor’s Office of Nonprofit Services. Karen is an experienced leader across sectors, most recently serving as Chief Operating Officer of NYCETC member HELP USA. We are confident that she […]

01.04.23

NYC Workforce Weekly – 01.04.23

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12.22.22

Looking Forward: A Message From Our CEO

Dear Friends, Throughout our history, NYCETC has sought to increase the availability of and access to investments and supports that position underserved New Yorkers — primarily New Yorkers of color, New Yorkers with low- or moderate-incomes, New Yorkers with multiple barriers to employment, and New Yorkers who have been left out of the growing economy […]

12.21.22

NYC Workforce Weekly – 12.21.22

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12.15.22

NYC Workforce Weekly – 12.14.22

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12.09.22

NYC Workforce Weekly – 12.07.22

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